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See the Garden of the Gods, on N 30th Street, a remarkable park that spreads on more than 1300 acres of beautiful surroundings, featuring numerous nature trails, some of them paved, as well as one-of-a-kind formations that catch the eye.


At the Visitor's Center, which is located just across the street from the north entrance you can get involved in interesting hands-on exhibits or schedule guided tours.


Show your kids a good time, while staying in Colorado Springs, by taking them to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, which can be found on Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, home to numerous beautiful animals, including endangered species.


Relax and catch a breath of fresh air by exploring Palmer Park, situated on Maizeland Road, featuring hiking, biking and horseback riding opportunities, including baseball, soccer and softball fields, as well as great volleyball courts.


Visit Ghost Town Museum, on South 21st Street, where you'll make a step back in time, into an old saloon, the sheriff's office or see the town's jail.


The museum is just minutes away from downtown Colorado Springs, set in Old Colorado City Historic District, in the historic Colorado Midland railroad structure, offering visitors the feeling of an authentic, genuine old western setting.


Sports & outdoor events

The Annual Steamboat Marathon, which takes place every June, in Steamboat Springs, 4 hours by car, from Colorado Springs, is perhaps one of the most popular and favorite annual sporting events in Colorado, which according to Runners World, is one of the most scenic marathons in USA.


The marathon is accompanied by a half marathon and a fun run, for the less energetic athletic enthusiasts, and offers runners a course which begins at the historic Hahns Peak Village, continuing on a paved country road, down the Elk River Valley, finishing at the courthouse, in downtown Steamboat Springs.


This fun annual entertaining event is growing in both size and popularity, attracting a much larger number of people, every time it takes place.



Among the most favorite and popular celebrations, that take place in Colorado, throughout the year, there are:


The Annual Indian Market and Pow Wow, which happens in Denver, CO, every year, in May, a celebration of Native American culture, featuring traditional dancing performances, art and crafts, as well as lots of entertaining festival-like activities.


The Capitol Hill People's Fair that also takes place in Denver, at the Civic Center Park, offering visitors a wide range of eye-catching displays of arts and crafts, jewelry, edible home-made treats, live music, street theatre performances, children's acts and much, much more.


The Ullr Festival, scheduled in January, in Breckenridge, a fun week-long winter carnival, filled with wacky games, snow sculptures, colorful parades and classic small-town, festival-like, entertaining activities for people of all ages.



Colorado Spring's nightlife scene cannot be described as `sparkling`, but that doesn't seem to stop its party-loving people to enjoy themselves, when the sun goes down.


There are places in Colorado Springs, where you and your friends can have fun, have a drink, play some pool or enjoy a tasty dinner, including a few worthwhile dancing clubs, where you can dance the night away and leave the worries behind.


Among Colorado Springs' favorite gathering spots, there is Underground, located on N Nevada Street, consisting of 3 distinct full bars, The Pub, The Back Room and the Boiler Room, offering entertainment for all tastes, the Rum Bay, situated on N Tejon Street, which has a sport tropical decor and professional DJs that spin only the hippest beats, and the Ritz Grill, which is located on S Tejon Street, considered to be `a heck of a night spot`, according to previous customers, great for hanging out, socializing and listening to good music.


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